Nigerian Institute for Oceanography and Marine Research


Wilfred-Ekprikpo Chidinma Peace

Director Of Aquaculture


The department is charged with responsibility to conduct research into development of brackish / marine water aquaculture and genetic improvement of fish species

The department has five sections

  1. Fin/shell fish breeding
  2. Fin/shell fish culture system
  3. Fin/shell fish diseases and health
  4. Aquaculture engineering
  5. Biotechnology


Economic empowerment and development through


To develop sustainable technologies in aquaculture that will ensure self-sufficiency in fish production.


To be the most developed research centre for tropical Aquaculture in africa.


“To create economic and business opportunities in the aquaculture industry leading to an increase in fish production and poverty alleviation. ”

Priority Areas

Current Research Projects

Major Achievements